After a bland new year, Bhutan is reversing an import ban on India’s toxic chillies

Dawa Gyelmo The new year lacked flavour for Zangmo, a villager in Bhutan’s western district of Haa. She had been looking for fresh green chillies to prepare hoentey—a dumpling-like dish served exclusively during the annual Bhutanese festival of Lomba—but none was to be found. As per tradition, on the night of Lomba, which is celebrated… Read More After a bland new year, Bhutan is reversing an import ban on India’s toxic chillies